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Training on Solid Waste Management

Caritas Sri Lanka organized a training session on solid waste management systems recently, with the objective of creating awareness among its staff of the importance of managing waste through waste separation and composting with the home produced bio-degradable waste. Mr. Anurudha Wijayawardena, Community Development Officer, who is also a self-disciplined expert on Waste Management Methodologies,

Religious Harmony for Peace and Prosperity

Caritas Sri Lanka organized a religious symposium in Jaffna recently with the objective of creating opportunities for peace and harmony between different religious groups in the country. Several religious leaders representing Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic and Christian faiths, Diocesan level peace activists, government officers, Sri Lanka Army Officials Diocesan and Caritas National Centre Staff participated in

Local Corporates McLarens & Lalan Fabrics co-partner with Caritas Sri Lanka in Post-Conflict Housing

Two of Sri Lanka’s well known Corporates, McLarens Holdings and Lalan Fabrics (Pvt) Ltd., joined hands with Caritas Sri Lanka – SEDEC, in contributing towards post-conflict housing in Neelankerny, Muttur Trincomalee. The two reputed Companies responded to the needs in colour washing and painting of the 44 houses built under the ‘owner-driven’ methodology with funding

Caritas Development Institute (CDI) of Caritas Bangladesh visit SEDEC

A seven member team from the Caritas Development Centre (CDI) of Caritas Bangladesh visited Sri Lanka from 11th to 16th June 2017 for an exposure visit. The team comprised of Mr. Theophil Nokrek, Director (CDI), Mr. Joseph Rozairo, Coordinator Training, Mr. Golam Maainuddin, Coordinator Research, 3 Senior Faculty Members Ms. Khurshidha Akhtar Jahan, Mr. M.

Final Advocacy Programme under Safe Labour Migration

The third and final capacity building, training programme organized by the Migration Unit of Caritas Sri Lanka was held recently for the Diocesan Staff along with other stakeholders in the Safe Labour Migration Programme. The sole objective of the training was to enhance the knowledge of project staff of the 13 Diocesan Centres, civil society

Orientation Workshop on New Reconciliation Project

Caritas Sri Lanka organized an orientation workshop under the latest project implementation named, “Helping People Move Towards Reconciliation”. This is a CAFOD UK funded project aimed at establishing Peace and Reconciliation among different ethnic groups who are divided by various social boundaries such as ethnicity, religions and languages. The project will be implemented from May

CSL Strategic Planning Workshop

The Management of Caritas Sri Lanka (CSL) initiated a review process of the current National Centre Strategic Plan 2015 – 2018 on May 23 – 24, 2017 with the participation of all 13 Diocesan Directors and key staff from the National Centre & the respective Diocesan Centers in Chilaw. The two day review workshop was

Capacity Building Programme for the Plantation Leaders

Under the project titled, “ Inclusion of Marginalized Estate Labour Communities with Access to Government Services” funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) through SPICE Sri Lanka, a 2-day capacity building programme was organized by Caritas Sri Lanka-SEDEC. The Training workshop held from 21st to 22nd of February 2017 at the SEDEC